Whether you are traveling across the state or cross country in a car, traveling with kids, particularly if it is a long journey, is a challenge.
However, there are a few positive aspects of traveling by car with children, as you have more privacy and independence and the opportunity to draw up your own timetable.
Here are a few tips to help you avoid distraction and disasters when traveling in car with your young children on long trip:
- If you are traveling in your own car, do a full car check including spare parts like wheels, tires, water, oil, fuel, pads, airbags, brake fluid and antifreeze.
- Although it is a good idea to carry fully charged mobiles for emergencies, say no to using a cell phone while driving. This will help you to keep your family safe and avoid accidents.
- Allot lots of time for your car journey to allow stops whenever it is necessary. Planning flexible time is the main key to pleasure and make sure you don’t put yourself under too much pressure.
- Keep your child occupied with plenty of activities. This will prevent them getting distracted and getting bickering with each other throughout the vacation.